One Foot in the Grave-Season 4

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Product Overview

People, in Victor Meldrew's view, were created to annoy him. And Victor annoys them too, provoking them to extremes. Sharing the misery, nightmares and confusion are his long-suffering wife Margaret (she'll never forget the day she found Victor buried up to his neck with a flowerpot over his head), friend Mrs. Warboys (she'll never forget that country walk with her foot cemented to Victor's), and neighbors Mr. Swainey and his bedridden mother Pippa (she'll never forget the pile of radioactive manure on her drive) and Patrick (who will never forget the hideous experience of having a crab surgically removed from his genitals).

This two disc collection includes all seven episodes from Season 4 of One Foot in the Grave!

Specifications

Studio Warner
SKU 206465912
UPC 883929006564
UPC 14 00883929006564
Format DVD
Release Date 3/11/2008
Rating NR
Keywords
British
British Television
Farce
Sitcoms
Editors Note
Note Victor and Margaret Meldrew (Richard Wilson and Annette Crosbie) are recently retired upper-middle-class folks who have yet to actually settle down. If anything, retirement has brought them more headaches than the working world ever did. These problems are propelled mainly by Victor's constant gripes at the world around him, which bloom into full-blown debacles, especially when neighbors Patrick (Angus Deayton) and Pippa Trench (Janine Duvitski) become involved. This release includes every episode from the fourth season of this sidesplitting British sitcom.
Actors
Richard Wilson
Annette Crosbie
Cast & Crew
Annette Crosbie - Actor
Christine Gernon - Director
David Renwick - Writer
Doreen Mantle - Actor
John Dunstan - Editor
John Record - Cinematographer
Jonathan Paul Llewellyn - Producer
Laurence Williams, et. al. - Production Designer
Mike Houghton - Editor
Owen Brenman - Actor
Richard Wilson - Actor
Susan Belbin - Director
Susan Belbin - Producer
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1993
Catalog ID 1000036560
UPC 00883929006564
Number of Discs 2
Running Time 171 minutes
Color Color
Original Language English
Available Audio Tracks English
Aspect Ratio
Standard  1.33:1 [4:3]
Awards
Nominee (2001) British Academy Awards, Jonathan Paul Llewellyn, et. al., Situation Comedy Award
Nominee (1994) British Academy Awards, Annette Crosbie, Best Light Entertainment Performance
Winner (1992) British Academy Awards, Susan Belbin, David Renwick, Best Comedy (Programme or Series),British Academy Awards, Richard Wilson, Best Light Entertainment Performance
Reviews
ReviewSource MichaelDVD Region4
Review On 4th January 1990, BBC1 in the UK screened the first episode of a sitcom that would go on to exceed all expectations. Producing some forty four episodes in total and spanning ten years on television, One Foot In The Grave is widely regarded as a milestone series of British television comedy...One Foot In The Grave was written with dark humour and biting sarcasm by David Renwick. David's impressive writing credits include The Two Ronnies, Not the Nine O'Clock News, The Kenny Everett Television Show and Jonathan Creek...Over the ten year running period of the series more regular cast members were introduced and many special guest appearances were made...The series also spawned a famous catchphrase that would be widely known by devotees of the sitcom. In fact, actor Richard Wilson is still haunted by the words wherever he goes in Britain...The premise of One Foot In The Grave is quite simple and seemingly rather common. Many of us will relate some of the characters in the series to people we know in everyday life. This is perhaps one of the qualities that made One Foot In The Grave such an enduring and respected sitcom.
ReviewDate
ReviewPage
Reviewer Steve Crawford
ReviewRating 9
Features
DVD, Pan and Scan (TV Format), English, Subtitled
Product Attributes
Actor One Foot In The Grav
Label BBC Video
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
Quotes
Steve Crawford, MichaelDVD Region4 ...a milestone series of British television comedy...written with dark humour and biting sarcasm...
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